Adolf Kussmaul

1822 - 1902

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Adolph Kußmaul (German: Carl Philipp Adolf Konrad Kußmaul; 22 February 1822 – 28 May 1902) was a German physician and a leading clinician of his time. He was born as the son and grandson of physicians at Graben near Karlsruhe and studied at Heidelberg. He entered the army after graduation and spent two years as an army surgeon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adolf Kussmaul has received more than 20,000 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Adolf Kussmaul is the 307th most popular physician (down from 305th in 2019), the 2,254th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,046th in 2019) and the 48th most popular German Physician.

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Among physicians, Adolf Kussmaul ranks 307 out of 509Before him are Horace Wells, Aletta Jacobs, Louis de Jaucourt, Ernest Duchesne, Hans Berger, and Agnodice. After him are Mondino de Luzzi, May-Britt Moser, Abd al-Latif al-Baghdadi, Bronisława Dłuska, Robert Remak, and James Curtis Hepburn.

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Among people born in 1822, Adolf Kussmaul ranks 36Before him are Henri d'Orléans, Duke of Aumale, Prince Ferdinando, Duke of Genoa, Charles Friedel, Matthew Arnold, Joachim Raff, and Fritz Müller. After him are Jacob Moleschott, Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe, Nikolay Danilevsky, Princess Januária of Brazil, Ahmed Cevdet Pasha, and Princess Augusta of Cambridge. Among people deceased in 1902, Adolf Kussmaul ranks 25Before him are Masaoka Shiki, Albert Bierstadt, Henryk Siemiradzki, Friedrich Alfred Krupp, Moritz Kaposi, and Jan Gotlib Bloch. After him are Prudente de Morais, Frederick Abel, Cato Maximilian Guldberg, Imre Steindl, Ernst Schröder, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Adolf Kussmaul ranks 2,254 out of 5,289Before him are Martin Walser (1927), Adolphus Frederick VI, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1882), Hans Thoma (1839), Katarina Witt (1965), George Dzundza (1945), and Rainer Bonhof (1952). After him are Horst Sindermann (1915), Louis V, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (1577), Kunigunde of Hohenstaufen (1202), Leopold IV, Duke of Anhalt (1794), Peter Högl (1897), and Berthold, Duke of Merania (1153).

Among PHYSICIANS In Germany

Among physicians born in Germany, Adolf Kussmaul ranks 48Before him are Johann Conrad Dippel (1673), Richard Wilhelm (1873), Friedrich Hoffmann (1660), August Oetker (1862), Hinrich Lichtenstein (1780), and Hans Berger (1873). After him are Michael Maier (1568), Johann Christian Reil (1759), Karl Friedrich Burdach (1776), Johann Lukas Schönlein (1793), Ewald Hering (1834), and Marcus Elieser Bloch (1723).